The Tale of the Dinosaur Camera!

There is a camera in the back part of the Reptile Zoo, concreted into the photobooth where I type and blog and play with kids all day and if someone asked me this question once, they have asked me a billion trillion times... "Why is that camera there?" "Is it a real camera?" the answer to the latter is yes, it is a real camera, the answer to the other question is a little more complex... you see the camera is really there just for decoration, but I have seen too many sad kid faces when I tell them that... so I made up a story, and it goes a little something like this..........

Once upon a time…

long, long ago and in a land far, far, away owner Jay Brewer went on an exciting adventure to find the most exotic reptiles in the whole entire world! During his adventure he happened upon a pack of baby tyrannosaurus rex that were having a healthy breakfast. Slowly and quietly Jay pulled out his special camera to photograph the baby dinosaurs. All of a sudden the earth started to tremble! Jay heard a horrible roar behind him and turned to see the mama T-rex creeping up behind him to have a breakfast of her own. Jay screamed with fear as the mama T-rex opened her jaws wide to eat Jay for breakfast! The only thing standing between Jay and sharp teeth of the dinosaur was his special camera. Jay held the camera with all his strength as the T-rex chomped down! Then there was a great flash of light. One of the dinosaur’s teeth landed on the button of the special camera and snapped a photo. The flash was so bright that it scared the dinosaur and she turned and ran away. Luckily, Jay’s special camera saved him from being eaten by a dinosaur that day! We keep Jay’s special camera here in the shop to remind us all of Jay’s T- rex adventure and to remind us the great lengths that he went to in order to make Prehistoric Pets and the Reptile Zoo a fun place for us to learn more about the beauty and wonder of nature.

The End

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